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Nix
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Photo of the satellite Nix of the planet Pluto
Nix   Pluto II (S/2005 P2)

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Mean distance from the planet Pluto 48.675 km
Orbital period around the planet Pluto (sideric) 24,856 d
Orbital inclination 0,04 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Pluto 0,002
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Discovered by Hubble Space Telescope Team 2005
Mass 5,0 × 1016 kg
Equatorial radius 22 - 65 km
Minimum surface temperature 33 K
Maximum surface temperature 50 K
Albedo 0,04
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Nyx is the goddess and embodiment of the night. Among other offspring, Charon is the son of Erebus and Nyx.

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